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dot give a darn, you can have it. >> here is your ball. neil: here is something that israel is the economy. it's a very bad, that business that pawnshops -- well, he says everyone is coming in lately and even rich folks. that's what our next guest says. >> she left calmly, because she had no option. when we can't take your pond item, we can help you. it started with her in it sonated on to me. we don't want to be disrespectful. when you disrespect us, we act accordingly. neil: you act a little scare away. what is going on here? you know, we are hearing so much about wedding rings and engagement rings and everything. we have seen an uptick in people that make a lot of money what average folks are telling you, showing you, palming onto you, tell us about the economy. >> we have merchandise which is up online, with the other one is for redeeming merchandise. the economy is good. our sales floor is busier. our palmines are longer and we are taking in a lot more merchandise. right now it's getting a little bit better. people are working desperately to get to work. people just nee
temporarily turned lower on the cease-fire agreement between israel and hamas. crude price turned and settled at $87.38 per barrel. up $0.63 from yesterday. the average u.s. rates on fixed mortgages fell to new record lows from the average rate on a 30-year loan it 3.3%. the lowest on record. the 15 year fixed mortgage dropped 2.63%. lauren: a cease-fire deal, but if the violence persists, how much will oil prices climb? david: founder and chief investment officer and our touchstone for all the commodity information. >> the probability of this really exploding is pretty small. i think the market is telling you that we saw a big selloff. a bit of a cease-fire, now back on, kind of off, we will see what happens. as crude oil gets to the end of the year and profit-taking sets in from people walking in capital gain, you will see crude oil, for little bit. lauren: spencer, seems you think the fiscal cliff is more of having an effect on the price of oil than the violence in the middle east. >> it certainly puts an overhead cap. we get an explosion of something, we will get crude oil popping of the
not get any help. melissa: we had the word israel killed military leader. there was video from the air, so looking at oil if it higher. are we not? >> it was kind of strange because earlier in the day, the market did not move. and all of a sudden we rallied based on that move. i heard something else about the pipeline, we were up on that news. going forward, kind of fold your hands and say wait until the end of the year to get an idea of where it would go. i think the high today was 87.06 or thereabouts. i think the market is going to kind of find its way around $85. liz: oil down 12, 13% year to date, but equally as interested in today and the news out of the federal reserve minutes that may see cuti q. east four. >> do not have that much reaction in equities, but certainly the bond has not been sharing the risk mentality. up pretty much all day. basically they now say numerous governors are thinking there should be something to continue the twist, so realistically that could be an issue. what we are seeing is the bond not very risky. the vix is not going up, so realistically people are n
with no job in the u.s. the big loser is israel. the president has already said he is stepping away. will the united states help them stop by iran? they will do with them as some point*. gerri: how do you do with a country like tat? >> it willdivide it to the point* to have nuclear weapons just once grew turn away then we would recognize to normalize relations. as a result eithe all those countries start to accommodate and let them be the dominant power to control the pershing goal for they get their own nuclear weapons. gerri: any winners or sers? >> but what is coming our way is the veterans. reset after vietnam we would never do that again but people come home everybody forgets about the bets kravis serious commitment to them that we're alread cutting the mental-health benefits. gerri: now because of the fiscal cliff. >> is easier to cut the guys that cannot strike rather an government workers. gerri: especially on veterans day. the president made false responding to foreign leaders at san tm a voicemail that said congratulations. look at who the president responded to. it is tel
, 18,500 jobs thereabouts gone. a terror attack inside israel. a bomb on a bus in tel aviv. ten injuries reported. secretary of state clinton is in jerusalem and she goes to cairo today. this is "varney & company," an all star, pre-holiday lineup. here we go.  >> top story. the unions are excertifying maximum pressure right now the at worst possible time. people want to shop and unions are making both difficult. sciu expects more than a thousand marches at los angeles international airport and say the company they work for, a contractor for the airport broke the union and took away health insurance and demonstrating. and protests planned at o'hare in chicago. a new company providing custodial services there, nonunion, protests. and a strike, and another one at the port in portland. and a huge protest planned at one thousand wal-mart stores on friday. workers angry about wages and benefit and threaten to tie up wal-mart parking lots on what is a crucial shopping day and hostess, the bakers union refusing to make a deal and now the company is going to be liquidated. yes, it is,
in the united states, let's maybe go to israel. israel has a very strong and nicole industry. they may actually move ahead of the united states. >> these letter writers are saying, look, we are already pulling back on our end the year in the united states. nationally, that would affect job growth here. cheryl: you have stocks now, of course, every 15 minutes. nicole: we are setting new session highs. take a look at the dow jones industrials. we are up about 15 points right now. american express turning into the green over the last hour or so. the s&p 500 is now well into the green. it is one third of 1% to the upside..3 that obviously is better than what we have done throughout the day here. retailers are doing quite well today. let's take a look at two names. express as well as ann taylor. they came out with third-quarter profit that beat the street and raised their outlook. take a look at express. they are doing well. they reported weaker sales. i want to take a winner also at costco. that has been a leader on the s&p 500. another name that moves along with the whole fiscal cliff idea, over 1
to the united states and israel. in part it is intended to intimidate the obama administration, but look. efforts to shoot down on an aerial vehicles, the drills, the continued progress of the iranian of their weapons program of go to show that they are not being slowed down by the sanctions. they have no intention of giving up their nuclear ambitions. if you do not like these actions now, imagine how much more difficult it will be to deal with once it gets nuclear weapons. lou: benghazi, open hearings scheduled for next thursday. are you hopeful that the american public will learn something more and sensitive about what happened and why the u.s. government did not do more to save the lives of four americans. >> surely we should have learned more about this before the election, will we are definitely going to learn more after. this story will not go away. we will finally get some clarity lou: you get the last word. >> well, i think the administration is still going to try and stonewall. we know that a number of cables %-have been pulled out under the guise that there is an investigation
and israel. we don't do something about this before december, that is when you will start toosee consumers start to question leadership in washington. i don't think that is the case. i think our leadership in washington is focused -- we know who's going to be running the country and who is going to be running the house. now that that is behind us everyone can focus on reaching across the aisle and compromise and have to make progress on this fiscal cliff. i think that is important for business right now. the consumer has not focused on this but they will if we don't address it. i am confident we are going to address it in the next few weeks. cheryl: you are director of the new york fed, national retail federation, and macy's, perfect question for you. if there's one thing the administration can do for business in 2013 what would it be? >> there are so many things. it is your point. it is the big stuff. there are a lot of little things we are focused on and trying to increase tourism and make it easier for tourists to get visas particularly in china because we want them to spend their money
the daylights out of them with his policies toward israel. i think the military vote, both active and retired, very significant here in florida. and i think the christian, pro-life, per-family vote is very big. i do think that. neil: florida is very close to my right now. separated by about 1,000 votes. i don't know what it is about the state. whoever wins it has to win by a few hundred votes. it is what it is. i'm wondering, if it is disclosed in the polls have some , the governor up by five points, probably not realistic, but certainly close to that. 81 percent of the precincts in. a lawsuit for mitt romney, i would imagine, would be fatal, what did not? >> you know, it's hard to say it would be fatal, but up put it this way. at that point you're looking for the polls. you hope there is still one at the carotid artery. he needs to win florida. if he doesn't he has to win both virginia and ohio. it could be a long night, or it could be all over by 11:00 tonight. is just one of those things. some surprises. i think the big surprise of florida has been the margin of victory for bill melson in
assault cease-fire for the past 24 hours along the israel border. and taking a 54 congressional committee today. refusing to answer questions from the committee. the tainted steroid use is responsible for 32 deaths. president obama will be holding his first news conference since march and just about an hour from now. the president acted to address the looming fiscal cliff reportedly call for $1.6 trillion in new taxes over the coming decade. we will bring it to you live on the fox business network when it happens. does the headlines making news this hour. back to you. dennis: thank you, uma. president obama an hour or so late meeting with ceos. wall street ceos not on the list, not invited. the capital market and regulation, joining us now. an industry bipartisan trade group. it looks like obama's relations with the things have improved. does he look ready to make peace? >> piece has to be made. sort of like the same situation of fiscal cliff. they have to get together and figure out the best way to go forward. dennis: keeping the regulations with an onslaught of dodd-frank regulations, t
from do-gooder impulses to hostility to other impulses. by the way, israel is utterly screwed after this election. but the danger is that he has -- without even realizing it, he is so imbued with the left-wing ideology that he views the world as very much askew. gerri: it raises the question -- sorry to interrupt you. >> that's okay. it's your show, gerri. gerri: it makes me wonder whether some countries, particularly countries that don't like us, see an opening here. >> certainly. there is no enemy of the united states that wanted obama to lose the election. one of the reasons that you saudi arabians fire that drones because they do perceive the u.s. as in retreat is militarily weekend. they certainly perceive president obama as very weak. vladimir putin sees them as passive and he talked about the russian-made weapons going to iran. russian-made weapons have continued to go to iran. russian advisers are in the wrong. now, that is an expression. nonetheless, russia and china continue to back iran. if we get into a shooting war, russians will try to kill americans. gerri: a lot to t
gauge report. intensifying mideast tensions sent oil prices up more than 1%. israel launched a major military offensive against hamas in the gaza strip. israeli strikes killed the terrorist organizations top military commander. >>> kinder morgan won a 25 year deal. it will transport 200 million cubic feet of natural gas a day between arizona and mexico. the pipeline's construction awaits final approval from federal regulators. >>> natural gas prices hit one-year high. cold temperature forecast and dwindling inventories sent prices on a rally climbing more than 7% this week. take a look at that. wow. >>> up next iran's oil exports jumped through the roof even with supposedly crippling sanctions. why is the government starting to ration gas across the country? >>> plus the financial future for young americans looks grim but now some are starting to kick back their fate. how their new campaign is turning the screws on lawmakers. "piles of money" and more fun coming on. what makes the sleep number sre different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we h
, a friend of the united states. you mentioned the suez canal. camp david accords, peace with israel. counterterrorism. there have been a lot of bad actors showing up in the sinai. thh gaza, palestinian issue. middle east peace. relations with iran. egypt was a strong bulwark, melissa, against iran's rise in the region. now they're talking about setting up diplomatic relations. in fact the new egyptian government let iranian warships go you there the suez canal for the first time since 1979. very important country to americ interests in that part of the world. melissa: this turn of sentiment against america is a big problem. this is a big change from how it had been and is a big problem going frward, right? >> well, you know, you had the big thing during the campaign with president obama asked to describe relations with egypt. he didn't call them an ally. he didn't really call them a friend either. yeah, that is a significant change. the real shame of this would be if the country, as authoritarian in the future as it was under mubarak. i mean, like, how is that arab spring working fo
of interest has been happening. israel and hamas came to some kind of a truce for now, we will see it that way. sell the rumor, but on the news. anyway, lots of news as we move into your turkey day, let's get to our floor show. traders standing by on the new york stock exchange, cme group and the nymex. so good to see you at the new york stock exchange. days like today moving into the holiday, half-day on friday, volume seemed to pull back but there is a lot of great news out today, what are you watching? >> the market up 45 holding its gains. we're all waiting for more tangible news, lots more on the horizon. the cease-fire right now, keeping that in perspective. the fiscal cliff, but we have december to look forward to. black friday, cyber monday, these are things that might move the market up in another direction. we will see what happens after we get back to work. cheryl: so many questions i am sure it is so hard to trade because we don't know what is going on. let's go over to the cme. really it is still about europe. we still have problems with greece, still a lot of rhetoric coming out,
type of individual who is ready to stand very, very firmly by u.s. allies, particularly israel. and someone who is very different by nature with, compared with president obama. melissa: so what do you think he would do on day one that would stop iran in its tracks? >> he has himself said that he is ready to tough inch the sanctions which are already in place. and, i also believe that it would send sufficient signals to tehran they need to capitulate their nuclear program. they have absolutely no opportunity to once more use the delaying tactics to give some kind of negotiations in order to gain time. let's not forget. right now president obama's government is engaged in secret talks with iran. all that sends the wrong signals to the regime in tehran because they believe they can gain time having this kind of negotiations. melissa: i hear you but, say mitt romney were elected and came in with an iron fist. wouldn't that cause them to accelerate the timeline that we better do this quick and because the u.s. is not messing around and they get to the bomb quicker? >> regime has use
higher. >> it could still spike exactly. liz: despite the fact that neither gaza nor israel produces oil in any major form; right? >> news driven market. doesn't really matter. it's all perception; right? i mean that's what drives markets more than anything else. it is emotion and perception. especially a market like oil. so, yeah, if they have an excuse to move the market, we will take it. liz: teddy weisberg, what emotions are you feeling today on the floor? we started off pretty well. we got good numbers for housing starts and then bernanke enters the picture. >> well, liz, i think they are trying -- you know, we had two decent days certainly yesterday. so perhaps they are due for a little rest here. but i think the bigger picture is that they're still in trouble. there's just simply too many unknowns out there. i mean, you know, unless you have a crystal ball and you are clairvoyant, i mean it's got to be really tough to dig in here and do anything positive with the market until some of these unknowns go away, flo mat -- no matter what the outcome. i don't think it necessarily has to
. there was the agreement with israel, mubarak was an ally of the united states, a cut off aid not good to his own people but cooperated with us with the war on terror. all of the ingredients were there 18 months ago they are still there but 75% of the population is under the age of 30. they don't have jobs and the prospects. they toppled their dictator but things have not got better so they are back on the streets. >> did we misinterpret what the appraise saying was about? arab sprained, fighting for there rights when it was about religion? >> more about economic prospects. revolutions happen with a large baby-boom population. american revolution. chinese revolution, french revolution. even eastern europe and the soviet union. with a population bubble when you add economic disaster with good prospects down the road people take to the streets the economy in egypt has not gotten better. >> then to have the right course of the track them to replace with another dictator. >> that has not because of political stability. they are getting their money out with business opportunities and prospects so people are
sales came in this morning and prices were quite depressed. the military strike from israel, how precise it is. speaker there you go, middle east. melissa: thank you so much. lori: stocks down 80 points before the president speaks to make a case for higher taxes. nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange with more. nicole: higher taxes are something to mull over. a lot of people on wall street have postelection blues, and now fiscal cliff blues. look at the major market averages down 81-point head of the president's speech, the tech heavy nasdaq has moved into correction territory. let's take a look at two retailers. abercrombie and fitch and theirr aeropostel. they had strong sales abroad, strong margins. talk about the u.s. with healthy growth outlook there as well. and they look at aeropostle. they bought the online retailer would've just went onto from where our self with it. back to you. the one breaking news. melissa: house subcommittee reports blaming the corzine position in the blast, headlines hitting right now. the representative choice sealed mf global fait
thursday temporarily widening his powers blocking his decision from judicial review. israel defense manager says he is stepping down from the ranks. just weeks ahead of the general election. the former general and one-time prime minister said he will stay at his post until a new government is formed. those are your headlines. back to dagen and connell. dagen: online black friday sales topping a record. $1 billion. connell: we want to know about today. supposed to be this big day online. we have sent adam shapiro out there. >> 1.2 million square feet. they have 40 of these centers throughout the united states. this is the largest. we are on a 15 minute rate. they will come back at 11:30 a.m. they have been going 247. anybody who is selling online. at amazon.com, they will sell more than 200 items per second. last year it was 204 items per second. they expect revenue in the fourth quarter to be 16 to possibly 30% higher. i want to give you a quick shot of that area i am in. they take them out and put them in the yellow fins. they are said further down the line to the pickers. then they packag
that attack, and the rockets are still flying, air strikes between israel and the gaza strip are continuing and all of that keeps goingen israeli prime minister says his country is quote, prepared to expand the operation and others say that a ground invasion is a strong possibility if hamas doesn't stop firing rockets. hamas has responded saying, quote, the occupation has opened the gates of hell. this has had a direct impact on the price of oil. it's up, not much. it's up a little, but the down trend that we saw recently appears to have come to an end. 86 bucks for oil. as for gold, no real impact there at all. the nine inflation figures, gold 1721 per ounce. president obama defended u.n. ambassador susan rice's explanation for the benghazi. >> for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing do with benghazi, and making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous, should i choose, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america, in the capacity, the state department, then i will nominate her, that's not a determi
the this administration has accepted that iran will have nuclear weapons and by the way, this is the most anti israel administration we have ever had by far. it is this oral. stuart: that is an extraordinary statement and we appreciate you being here to deliver it in no uncertain terms. colonel ralph peters, thank you very much. please come again. we love this stuff. colorado and washington legalize the recreational use of marijuana. is it time to open shop in denver or seattle and start selling grass? darrell jones runs the university in california that focuses on the industry. after the break, the dow turns positive. stuart: it has been three fall from the election the we have turned positive. 12,822. big news in china today, new leaders are taking over, a new president takes over as premier. as they do china releases new numbers showing its manufacturing sector doing better. we have groupon. the company offers discounts of local businesses but it is struggling europe. a new record low for the stock almost exactly a year ago debut did the that 29. look at zipped car, a shikar sharing service, popul
. i wouldn't call it credit for pressuring both israel and the egypt to get hamas to agree to the cease-fire. it is a very limited cease-fire. it won't last. it doesn't change the strategic environment and it clearly gave morsi the view that he would have a free hand domesticly to do what he has just done. melissa: i don't want to let you go without asking you i was struck by pictures exhuming yasser arafat questioning what he did of. what do you think of that? >> i don't think he died of polonium poisoning. only people that used that is soviets. i don't think they killed arafat. i think this is way pinning his death on somebody else. as happens in that part of the world it is not their responsibility but somebody else's. melissa: why now? >> an issue kicking around for quite some time i think circumstances led to it being this time. i don't attribute to any grander plan. i don't think it will fundamentally change the circumstance there is. melissa: ambassador, thanks for coming on. we appreciate it. lori: drop in the buckket. we know people with families more than $250,000
. she will try to diffuse the conflict. she'll meet with israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu followed by senior officials by the palestinian officials in the west bank and then on to cairo to meet with the muslim brotherhood. none of these developments had noticeable impact on the markets. look at the price of oil, it's down today and holding at $88 a barrel. as for the price of gold, moved up in the last couple of days, but we're down three bucks today. no impact from gaza on oil or gold. president obama wants reelection and right away, fights for higher taxes on the rich. our next guest says he's still an amateur. but first, france's downgrade, that reminded us of this famous movie scene. >> hey, hey! oh! >> count the money, count the money! [ male announcer ] this is steve. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the marke he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is
is around 3%. middle eastern crisis, iran and israel, whether there will be attack on iranian nuclear installations very difficult to predict. last and most importantly the u.s., not just the fiscal cliff, the debt, $16 of debt and dealing with the deficit how that will play outpost the election . a lot of people are hoping the president will focus on his legacy and will be more accommodating and seek agreement. but the initial indications have not been as positive as perhaps some thought. >> but you said as we were waiting to chat that it's not just that the president in your view needs to be more friendly towards the business community but the business community also needs to work with the president. >> i think it would be arow gant on the business community to say it is the president's fault. any relationship is two-way. i think the general atmosphere is important. if there is felt to be a lack of respect on either side in terms of what's happened it is not good. so i think improving that atmosphere post the election into the second term this is a big opportunity to re-establish or
in the middle east than this. we have the situation between iraq and israel, syria, turkey, everything frankly heading for destabilization. it is frightening. thank you very much, former congressman as well. thank you for coming on the show. dennis: a rather monumental failure by industry and government. 11 days after superstorm sandy left town and new york imposing alternate day rationing as gas lines grow at the pump. what is wrong with this picture? adam shapiro joins us from a manhattan gas station. >> drivers will tell you what is wrong is they can't get-but first a live picture of the line at 45th street down to 38th st.. is only a 30 minute wait. it was 10 to 15 minutes about two hours ago but more drivers have shown up but they are steadily going into the station and some video shows you how long the line is. these new restrictions put in place by the bloomberg administration because of the hour upon hour long lines that motorists deal with not only in new york city in manhattan but long island. according to the administration something like 70% of the gas stations in all of the five b
thoughtful, political economic thinkers, george gilder, also the author of the "israel test," just released today. >> i it is great to be here. lou: let's start some politics. i think rationally so. we are faced with economic calamity if our politics don't work here. what would you put the odds at that busy rationality and effectiveness reemerge from washington, d.c., on the fiscal cliff? >> zero. lou: i thought that. >> if we can keep the current tax rates, we would continue to increase government revenue. ineasing 26% under the bush tax rates over the last two years. over the last two years, government revens have risen 26%, almost a quarter using the buss tax rates. low tax rates brg more revenues, not less revenues. lou: do you interpret all of the drama to be a lack of faith? in front of the growth model that has been demonstrated, as you point out, over the past two years. they are really saying the economy cannotrow fast enough to support the government. we will not see revenue increase unless we raise taxes. >> that is correct. the pre-verse thing is you don't get growth if you rais
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